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Melbourne Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight with Optional Champagne Breakfast

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    1 hour before sunrise (to be confirmed the evening before departure)
  • Duration
    3 hours
Inclusions
  • 1-hour sunrise hot air balloon flight
  • Highly experienced balloon pilot
  • 5-star champagne breakfast at the Pullman on the Park (optional)
  • Complete flight and ground insurance
  • Launch and landing government fees in and around the city
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Experience the charms of Melbourne on a 1-hour sunrise hot air balloon flight
  • See landmarks such as Eureka Skydeck, MCG and Port Philip Bay, float past skyscrapers and see the Yarra River
  • Top up the experience with an optional champagne buffet breakfast
  • Plenty of photo opportunities of your magical Melbourne balloon flight

Overview

Enjoy a truly world class sightseeing experience as you take to the skies and experience Melbourne on an exciting hot air balloon tour! Feel the breeze in your hair, sail past skyscrapers, see the Yarra River flowing beneath and experience the city at sunrise.

Top up the Melbourne sunrise hot air balloon flight with an optional full buffet champagne breakfast and enjoy a truly unforgettable Melbourne experience!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    1 hour before sunrise (to be confirmed the evening before departure)

  • Meeting Point

    Please make your way to Pullman on the Park, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Itinerary

  • Reach the meeting point at the pre-decided time for the Melbourne Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight Tour. The tour starts with a safety briefing before proceeding to the launch site where you can help with the launch or stand back and take pictures.

    Hear the birds chirping as you take to the sky. Drift gently over Melbourne and experience the charms of the city from a beautiful vantage point. Feel the breeze caress your face as you sail past the skyscrapers. Follow the Yarra River as it unwinds through parks and gardens.

    The hot air balloon tour lasts for an hour where you enjoy a perfect introduction to Melbourne as the city awakens to a new day. Make your own way back to the hotel after the tour.

    Optional Champagne Breakfast:

    You can round up this wonderful Melbourne experience by heading back to the Pullman on the Park for an optional full buffet champagne breakfast.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 1-hour sunrise hot air balloon flight
  • Highly experienced balloon pilot
  • 5-star champagne breakfast at the Pullman on the Park (optional)
  • Complete flight and ground insurance
  • Launch and landing government fees in and around the city
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Hot air ballooning is a weather dependent activity which means the flight is not guranteed to proceed every day unless it is safe to do so. Therefore, You must call our local activity operator 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given to customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Please report at the meeting point or pickup location at least 10 minutes before the start time. Children below 7 years are not allowed.

What to Bring: Warm casual outdoor layered clothing, sturdy shoes, warm socks, cap and sunglasses.

Clothing Information:

- Comfortable clothing that will not restrict active participation in inflating the balloon, or climbing in and out of the basket should be worn. It is an active morning in the outdoors, so wear clothes that can get stained or dirty. Please note: The burners can sometimes drip water mixed with Carbon. Global Ballooning will not be responsible for clothing that is stained or damaged as a part of this adventure activity.

- Wear clothes as for hiking, including sturdy shoes, warm socks and a cap, sunglasses.

- Depending on the time of year and weather, it can be extremely cold.

- Generally it will not be any colder in the air during the flight than on the ground, so wear layered clothing that can be removed as the day warms up.

- The burners can radiate heat so a hat is recommended.

-High-heeled shoes, thongs/flip flops and open-toe shoes are not suitable.

- Feet can get wet and cold in the early morning dew, so perhaps bring a change of socks.

- High-heeled shoes are not suitable.

- Cameras are welcome but are carried at your own risk.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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